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3 16-21 "highway dust, taste in my mouth, you tore out the drive and you're south bound" that is a taste of local country music artist joe lasher junior's new single that he just released. today for our early bird gets the win contest... we are giving away two v-i-p passes and tickets to his album release show at the orange peel in march. just go to facebook dot com to enter. coming up... he will perform his new single "tap a little tail light" live right here in studio. 3 3 good morning... it's .... thursday january seventh. i'm holly headrick. and i'm jay siltzer good morning. here is a look at current conditions
planner shows temperatures warming by noon. coming up, i'll show you our 7-day forecast for both the mountains and upstate. 3 3 3 3 3 a career fair today may help people looking to get a new job in the new year. news 13's lauren brigman joins us live from the davis event center... at the w-n-c ag center. lauren, what types of jobs are employers looking to fill in our area? there are career opportunities in a variety of areas... like advanced manufacturing, technology, healthcare, and tourism. 3 it is a one-stop opportunity
looking for prospective employees. the event is organized by the economic development coalition and asheville area chamber of commerce. in it's tenth year, event organizers say this year's career fair is the largest one yet. more than 100 employers and career placement services will be on site... and more than five-thousand jobs up for grabs. 3 super: matt popowskieconomic development coalition asheville-buncombe county "we have halthcare, we have manufacturing, which a lot of people don't realize, how many manufacturers we have hereren buncombe county. it's over 300. there's also service industry, there's technology."3 10th annual homecoming career fair is 11 am - 4 pm davis event center, on the grounds of wnc ag center career seekers: no registration
3 coming up at 5:30, hear from a representative with one of the employers that will be on site today. live in fletcher, lauren brigman news 13. 3 3 3 it has been one year since the deadly attacks at the french satirical magazine, charlie hebdo. eight staff members were killed in the bloody attack ... which kicked- off three days of terror in the french capital. 17 people were killed in the shootings. the magazine published an anniversary cover showing a bearded, bloodstained god-figure carrying a rifle with the headline "the killer is still at large." 3 3 3 more than a month after a man was found dead along a road in hendersonville, the two people accused of his murder are arrested. shawn hollifield and savannah walker were questioned overnight after they were arrested in marion yesterday. back in december, deque taylor was found dead along ninth avenue in hendersonville. 3 det. bruce darrah, hendersonville police: "it was fairly quickly we were able to put the case together against these two. the problem for this entire month has been tracking them down and finding
handcuffs." crystal hernandez and shawn hall were also taken into custody. police say they will likely be charged with accessory after the fact or harboring a fugitive. 3 3 a nursing assistant is accused of sexually assaulting a female patient who is 90-years-old. douglas little was an employee at lake park nursing and rehab in union county... where he has worked for several years. deputies say another employee witnessed the abuse... and that the victim suffers from dementia and was incapable of defending herself. that victim is now recovering in the hospital. little's first court appearance is set for next month. 3 3 3 3 it is a developing story out of raleigh. a t-s-a pat-down of a 10-year-old girl was caputred on her father's cell phone... then featured on good morning america. this is the video. kevin payne's 10- year-old daughter had a juice box in her purse that was found by t-s-a agents at raleigh-durham international. the box -- along with a false positive test for explosives -- led to a pat down by a
3 < i thought it was incredibly inappropriate, very invasive and it really violated my daughter.> the t-s-a says screening procedures allow for a pat-down of a child under certain circumstances. ... and that the process of the pat down followed approved 3 3 authorities in wake county are investigating a fire that killed a "wake tech" student and destroyed a home. firefighters say 19-year-old david benzo junior was found dead in a bedroom. investigators say he was the only person at the home when the fire started... but the cause of the fire does not appear to be suspicious. 3 3 an investigation is underway in the piedmont after the a body of a well-known real estate executive was found in a burned car in yadkin county. charles miller was the c-e-o of "miller-hatcher commercial real estate." miller assisted with the development of properties in winston-salem. right now, deputies are not saying whether there was foul play. 3 3 3 a shocking discovery by north carolina wildlife officers. 26
in edgecombe county. some were just the heads and antlers... others were bodies.s. one wildlife officer says those responsible... including three juveniles... were hunting illegally after the season ended on january first. 3 "we consider it very serious, when you consider 26 deer were taken in one county. that's pretty egregious violation of the law." two other young men... ages 18 and 19... were also arrested along with the three juveniles. if convicted... they could face a fine of up to 15-thousand dollars each.. and lose their hunting licenses for two years. 3 3 3 the f-b-i says a woman wanted for a string of jewelry store robberies across the south east... has now hit a store in north carolina. the unidentified woman was caught on camera at a "jared's fine jewelry" vault in alamance county. authorities say this is now the sixth reported robbery -- spanning five states -- since last spring. each time, they say she targets outlet stores and ties
investigators believe she is working with an unidentified man who has been seen with her. 3 3 3 asheville's planning and zoning board approves a controversial new apartment complex in south asheville... despite recommendations by the city to reject the proposal. developer rusty pulliam wants to build the 272 unit complex at the intersection of mills gap and sweeten creek roads. more than 300 jpeople have signed a petition asking the planning and zoning board to follow the city staff's recommendation. many are concerned about traffic. 3 6:11 "we're really doing our share, asheville is a very socially responsible town and we're proud of what we can do as being part of asheville, but how many apartments are we supposed to absorb. how many more cars can our roads handle." the next step for the developer... is to take his proposal to the asheville city council. 3 3 3 3 another name has emerged for the presidency. coming up... details about the former governor of new mexico's platform.
3 new this morning... former new mexico governor gary johnson has announced that he will run for president as a libertarian. he was the libertarian party's 20-12 presidential nominee. johnson says america's debt is the biggest issue facing the country. he calls himself a fiscal conservative and a social liberal. johnson is a self-made millionaire who most recently served as the president and c-e-o of "cannabis sativa", a marijuana marketing and distribution company. 3 3 for all you tech junkies out there... the long-awaited virtual reality headset oculus rift is now available for pre-order so many people tried to order headset early... that the websititactually crashed
6-hundred dollars. facebook acquired the company in 20-14 and promised more games and programs geared toward the new technology. 3 3 3 the time is now 5:xx. there were no winners of last night's powerball. coming up... the record jackpot it is expected reached. 3 all new at six....an 18- wheeler goes off a bridge. the reason the driver gave police... for landing in the chesapeake bay
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3 in this 3 morning's five at five.... here are some ways you can spend that cash if you win saturday's powerball drawing. how about a a personal submarine fleet forget just one personal submarine, if you win the powerball jackpot you can have your own fleet. a frozen luxury vacation at sweden's ice hotel if you don't mind a bit of ice with your resort, you can enjoy a luxury vacation at sweden's famed ice hotel. die-hard "game of thrones" fans could spend some of their winnings on a $30,000 replica of the famed iron throne shown in the hbo series. a winner who is a film fan could decide to drop 425 thouand and get a special vip pass to the vanity fair oscar party. 3 or for the art lover a painting that made the news this week after it was rumored to have sold for 300 million
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3 everyone in sports.unc asheville turns a night that looked like a yawner into one of the most exciting evenings in bulldog hoops history. asheville tryiing to stay perfect in the big south. but nemesis winthrop was destroying them before asheville starts a comeback for the ages.lets go to kimmel. lets go to kimmel. bulldogs come out of the gate slow, but they would really pick it up in the second half. asheville would trail by as many as 23 points in the second half, but former mcdowell star, raekown miller buries the three from the corner. three of his career high 16 points. asheville cuts the lead to 75- 73. less then five minutes to play, sam hughes gets into the lane, spins and hits the layup off the glass. hughes scores 21 points. asheville takes the lead of 83-81. couple of plays later, raekwon miller drives, and makes a perfect pass to ahmad thomas who gets the layup to go. bulldogs lead 85-84. last chance for winthrop, keon johnson take the three. off the mark. the putback is no good. the biggest 2nd half comeback in unc asheville history.. bulldogs come from 23 down to beat winthrop 85-84. what a
and us coming back winning that, knowing that one of the teams that at the top of the league or picked at the top of the league and for us to come back makes us believe that we can beat any team in the league." "it feels great . coach talks about it all the time, on how in order to win the conference we have to win and protect home court.so that's a big thing that we stress and you know we try to do it, day in and day out., just work on things we always work on. you know just play the game of basketball the way we know how to play it." asheville at charleston southern saturday, at home tuesday against longwood.in the acc, duke travelling to winston-salem to take on up and coming wake forest.tight game, deacs down 4, when senior devin thomas takes it all the way, he scores 21, wake down 65-63. ----------------coach k says lets go, and find the big guy. then duke goes to the big guy, christ school alum, marshall plumlee, grayson allen finds him here, and he jams it.. --------------------then luke kennard finds him and he finishes again..plumlee, career high 18 points tonight, controlling the middle. --------------allen had a big night too, with 24, kennard 23..duke pulls away and rolls,
have a great thursday. 3 3 developing right now in new york state... 17 miners are trapped 900 feet underground at a salt mine. officials say the miners are not in danger... and that they are stuck in an elevator. multiple agencies... including a fire department and the company, cargill salt... are coordinating the rescue effort. a crane has also been called in. we will provide any updates about their rescue... as they become available. 3 3 here is a look at current conditions.. in our next half hour we'll talk more about what to expect in the next 7- days. 3 3 3
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3 here is a look at current conditions.. here are your weather headlines for today.. up next.. we'll talk about what to expect in the extended forecast. 3 3 3 flood damage in the mountains. coming up ... who will be touring the area to determine if state funds will be provided to help with recovery? 3 and... a movement to get convicts back into the workforce. what asheville city officials are considering that may do just that. 3 "we do on the job training, so someone that's just coming in willing to work, good attention to detail, quality-minded." and local employers... want to see you today. news 13's lauren brigman is live with how you can apply during today's job fair.